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Prof. K. Jayakumar

Professor Senior Grade
Phone :
0471-2524660, 9846034084
Academic Qualifications

M.Ch. (Cardio-Thoracic Surgery); Medical College, Trivandrum; 1987

MS (General Surgery) ; Medical College, Trivandrum ; 1984

MBBS ; Medical College, Trivandrum ; 1978

Professional Record

Senior Professor & Head., Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery; Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum. ; January 2011 - continuing

Professor & Head, Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery; Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum.; October 2005 - December 2010

Professor, Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery; Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum.; March 2001 to September 2005.

Professor, Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Medical College, Calicut.; October 2000 to March 2001

Associate Professor; Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery at Medical College, Trivandrum ; 1999 to 2000

Senior Registrar; Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia ; 1996 to 1999

Registrar; Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia. ;1995 to 1996

Associate Professor; Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery at Medical College, Trivandrum ; 1992 to 1994

Assistant Professor; Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery at Medical College, Trivandrum; 1987 to 1992

Lecturer; Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery at Medical College, Trivandrum ; 1981 to 1987

Senior House Surgeon in General Medicine; Medical College, Trivandrum ; November 1979 to October 1980

Area of Interest

Adult Cardiac Surgery , Aortic Surgery, Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy , Surgical ventricular Restoration Procedures

On-going Projects

Multicentre,randomized,double blind,placebo controlled,dose escalation trial on safety and efficacy of activated recombinant factor-VII(rFVIIa/Novo seven) in the treatment of postoperative bleeding in patients following cardiac surgery requiring cardiopulmonary bypass

Indigenous left ventricular assist device for endstage heart failure

Stem cell treatment for patients with ischemic heart disease

Preclinical animal trial for stem cell therapy

Preclinical animal trial for modified Chitra heart valve prosthesis

SIRS - International Trial - Mc Master Univresity Canada

Membership

Like Member - IMA and IACTS

Organisational Activities

CTCME-2003,Trivandrum

Live Workshop on Mitral valve Repair-2004,Trivandrum

51st Annual Conference of IACTS,2005,Cochin

Live Workshop on Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation-2005,Trivandrum

12th Annual Conference of Vascular Society of India,VSCICON-2005,Trivandrum

CME on Heart Valves & Anticoagulation,2007,Trivandrum

Member of the Governing Body,SCTIMST,Dec2006-Dec 2007

Live workshop on High Intensity Focussed Ultrasound Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation,2008,Trivandrum

CME on Bioprosthetic Valves,2008,Trivandrum

Member of the Technology Development Committee,SCTIMST,July 2008 onwards

Publications
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Duara, Rajnish; Misra, Manoranjan; Bhuyan, Ritwick Raj; Sarma, P Sankara; Jayakumar, Karunakaran, Does transfusion of residual cardiopulmonary bypass circuit blood increase postoperative bleeding? A prospective randomized study in patients undergoing on pump cardiopulmonary bypass., Asian J Transfus Sci, 2008, 2; 51-5, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20041077
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Aghila Rani, Koippallil G; Jayakumar, Karunakaran; Srinivas, Gopal; Nair, Renuka R; Kartha, Chandrasekharan C, Isolation of ckit-positive cardiosphere-forming cells from human atrial biopsy., Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann, 2008, 16; 50-6, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18245707
3
Misra, Manoranjan; Sadiq, Adil; Namboodiri, Narayanan; Karunakaran, Jayakumar, The 'aortic rim' recount: embolization of interatrial septal occluder into the main pulmonary artery bifurcation after atrial septal defect closure., Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg, 2007, 6; 384-6, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17669873
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Bhuyan, Ritwick R; Rajendran, Sunil; Unnikrishnan, Madhathipat; Jayakumar, Karunakaran, Successful repair of aortobronchial fistula using circulatory arrest., ANZ J Surg, 2007, 77; 398-9, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17497991
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Sadiq, Adil; Shyamkrishnan, Kumaralingam Gopalakrishnan; Theodore, Sanjay; Gopalakrishnan, Sreeram; Tharakan, Jagan Mohan; Karunakaran, Jayakumar, Long-term functional assessment after correction of tetralogy of Fallot in adulthood., Ann Thorac Surg, 2007, 83; 1790-5, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17462400
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Bhuyan, R.R.; Sadiq, A.; Theodore, S.; Neelakandhan, K.S.; Unnikrishnan, M.; Karunakaran, J., Outcomes of surgical management of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2006, 22; 132-136, http://www.springerlink.com/content/0027j34r05617301/
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Sinha, Prabhat Kumar; Neema, Praveen Kumar; Unnikrishnan, Koniparambil Pappu; Varma, Praveen Kerala; Jaykumar, Karunakaran; Rathod, Ramesh Chandra, Effect of lung ventilation with 50% oxygen in air or nitrous oxide versus 100% oxygen on oxygenation index after cardiopulmonary bypass., J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2006, 20; 136-42, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16616650
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Sarma, Apurba Kumar; Krishna, Murali; Karunakaran, Jayakumar; Neema, Praveen Kumar; Neelakandhan, Kurur Sankaran, Severe hypothyroidism after coronary artery bypass grafting., Ann Thorac Surg, 2005, 80; 714-6, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16039238
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Sarma, Apurba Kumar; Siva, Sai Kiran Krishnamurthy Venkata Sathya; Karunakaran, Jayakumar; Sankaran, Neelakandhan Kurur, Is there any change in free flow of pedicled left internal thoracic artery conduit at varying degrees of clockwise twist up to 360 degrees ?, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2005, 129; 1192-3, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15867809
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Sarma, Apurba Kumar; Krishnamurthy, Sai Kiran; Siva, Venkata Sathya; Karunakaran, Jayakumar; Sankaran, Neelakandhan Kurur, Twisting of pedicled left internal thoracic artery graft three hundred sixty degrees clockwise: does it change the outcome?, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2004, 128; 617-8, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15457165